Many conservationists are raising alarm about growing ocean pollution caused by the increased waste created out of the coronavirus pandemic.
With a lifespan of 450 years, these masks and gloves are an ecological timebomb given their lasting environmental consequences for our planet.
A recent study in the Environment, Science & Technology journal estimates that 129 billion face masks and 65 billion gloves are being used each month.
Regarding COVID waste, of course we must favor reusable masks and gloves.
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